PIPILOTTI RIST: STAY STAMINA STAY │ Hauser & Wirth, Somerset → 22 February 2015

“Hâzr n Virt z plizd t anâns tu xibišnz v ny vidiowrcs bî Pipiloti Rišt, unveild in paṛlel prezntešnz acrs its Lundn n Suṃset gaḷriz.

A paynir v vidiôāt sns ɖ midêtiz, Rišt’s filminsṭlešnz têc mni gîzz. Š hz lîcnd ɖm in ɖ past t handbagz, bcz ɖr z rūm in ɖm fr evrʈñ: pêntñ, tecnoḷji, lanĝj, myzic, flowñ picčrz, powtri, c̣mošn, preṃnišnz v deʈ, sx n frendliṇs.’ Fṛm ɖs vrṣtîl, caprišs mīdı̣m, Rišt drwz inr n âtr wrldz v c̣lîḍscopic culrfl wundrmnt.

Hâzr n Virt Suṃset wl priznt tu ny rūmz bî Pipiloti Rišt n an insṭlešn v hiplîts in ɖ fāmyād. Fṛm sumr 2012 ʈru t sumr 2013, Rišt spent a sbatcl in Brūtn, têcñ pāt in ɖ frst Hâzr n Virt Suṃset ātistrezidnsi. Ɖ xpirı̣ns hd a pṛfând impact upn hr practis, pṛdysñ ny wrc in rspons t ɖ srândñ landscep n ɖ ppl š met.

Rišt’s tîtl Ste Stamina Ste plez on its dubl mīnñ; refṛnsñ ɖ stêmen (ɖ poḷnpṛdysñ rīpṛductv ōgn v a flâr) n olso a rzistns t hādšp. Rišt z cnsrnd wɖ âr cnẋn n inṭraẋn wɖ ɖ wrld arnd s; hâ w rlet t âr landscêp, ẇt prīcnspšnz w cari fṛm âr rspctv culčrz, n ẇt ɖoz culčrz hv in comn. Ʈru hr sensysli obzrvd clôsups v ɖ načṛl invîrnmnt n ɖ hymn bodi, Rišt z intrestd in ɖ ofn unḅliṿbl streñʈ ɖt hymnz r jeṇretñ evri de.

In ɖ Rôdz Gaḷri, Mrsīgādn (2014) z pṛjctd ontu tu v ɖ wōlz; ɖ lušs imijri in ɖ insṭlešn cmz mostli fṛm fŭtij ɖ ātist šot ẇlst livñ in Suṃset. Slômošn clôsups ple ât in mirrd ifct; fngrz strôc stññ netlz, handz c̣res soft vivid petlz, lips prs undrwōtr n wošñ flôts in ɖ brīz, agnst a brît blu scî. Ɖ imijz r filtrd n leyrd, set t a sândtrac v banjo fôcmyzic bî Hînz Rwrr, invîtñ vižl n tactîl wundr n ingejñ ol v ɖ sensz.

Ɖs sumčs ol-incumṗsñ invîrnmnt z dzînd fr rīlaxešn n meditešn; ɖ flor z pāṣ̌li cāṗtd in luš grīn, wɖ Suṃset šīpscin rugz scatrd acrs. Rišt incurijz hr vywrz t rclîn, invîtñ ɖm t contmplet, n at ɖ sem tîm, t šer a c̣lctv xpirı̣ns wɖ ɖer felo spectetrz.

Rišt z comnli nôn fr crietñ wrcs ɖt r at wns feminist n feminin, ofn xplorñ ɖ fīmel bodi; bt in Mrsīgādn ol v ɖ caṛctrz r men (or býz) n ɖ film seḷbrets a masklin streñʈ, cmbînd wɖ fṛjiḷti n tendrṇs. Ɖ mn caṛctr, a yuñ lôcl fāmr, z šôn inṭractñ wɖ hiz načṛl invîrnmnt. Visṛl imijz v hiz handz runñ ʈru sýl n tendñ plants poz qesčnz abt lîf n deʈ, n hymnz’ rlešnšp t ɖ načṛl wrld. Rišt dscrîbz ɖ wrc az a powm abt agriculčr, ɖ fāmr, hiz bodi, hiz fngrz n hiz mšinz az an xtnšn v ɖ bodi.

On entrñ ɖ Buržwā Gaḷri, ɖ vywr z imrst in anɖr v Rišt’s paṛlel wrldz. Ɖ insṭlešn Slīpñ Poḷn (2014) z pṛjctd ʈru sevn mirrd sfirz, sspndd fṛm ɖ sīlñ, ẇč criet muvñ pṛjẋnz ol arnd ɖ spês. Vizitrz r invîtd t muv in n arnd ɖ pṛjẋns, n olso t bcm pāt v ɖm, rflctñ ɖ ātist’s cntinywñ dzîr t criet a clôs rlešnšp btwn wrc n vywr. Ɖ dorz n windoz hv bn cuvrd in trnzlusnt aṣtet in čerīred n mosgrīn, crietñ a hêzi glo ɖt čenjz in intenṣti ʈrt ɖ de. Rišt dscrîbz Slīpñ Poḷn az ofrñ ɖ wintrplants an ilectronic bed in a dāc côzi rūm. Ɖer drīmz spin slôli in ɖ er.

Âtsd, ɖ insṭlešn Hiplîts (2011), ẇč wz frst cnsivd fr Rišt’s sôlo xibišn Îbwl Msāž at ɖ Hêẉd Gaḷri, Lundn in 2011, z a rmāc̣bl, âtdor lîtwrc, crietd fṛm hundṛdz v perz v undrpants wɖ LED lamps. Ɖ undrwer z struñ btwn č v ɖ bildñz arnd ɖ fāmyād, lîc an inwms seḷbreṭri wošñlîn.

Abt ɖ Ātist

Pipiloti Rišt wz born in Grabz in ɖ Swis Rîn Vali in 1962. Sns imrjñ on ɖ inṭnašnl ātsìn in ɖ mid-1980z n 1990z wɖ fems snglčanl vidioz sč az I’m Nt Ɖ Grl Hu Misz Mč (1986) n Piclpwno (1992), Rišt hz hd nymṛs sôlo n grūp xibišnz n z wn v ɖ most seḷbretd vidioātists wrcñ tde. In 2009 Rišt wz awōdd ɖ Joan Miró Prîz fr hr wîdrenjñ crietv actiṿti n hr âtstandñ contribyšn t ɖ cuṛnt ātistc sìn bî Fundació Joan Miró, Bāṣlona, Spên.

Fr hr frst fīčrfilm, Peprminta (2009), in 2009 Rišt wz awōdd ɖ Prezidnt v ɖ Jri’z Xtrōdnri Awōd at Spên’z 6ʈ Svil Yṛpiyn Filmfestivl n in 2010 š rsivd ɖ Cutñej Awōd bî Mîami Inṭnašnl Yṛpiyn Filmfestivl. In 2012, Rišt wz awōdd ɖ Hāpr’z Bzar Āt Čîna prîz fr ‘Bst Ātist’ n in Jūn 2013, š wz awōdd ɖ Zŭrih Festivlprîz 2013. Rīsnt sôlo xibišnz includ Jentl Wev in Yr Îfluid, Tîmz Myziym in Ĝañžu, Čîna (2013); Pipiloti Rišt. A la belle étoile, Henri Ātgaḷri, Ynivrṣti v Wošñtn, Siatl WA (2012); Pipiloti Rišt – Spir t hevn!, LEEUM Samsŭñ Myziym v Āt, Sôl, C̣rīa; Blutbetriebene Kameras und qellende Räume, Kunstmuseum St. Gaḷn, Switṣḷnd (2012); Îbwl Msāž, Hêẉd Gaḷri, Lundn, Ñgḷnd (2011), ẇč travld t Kunsthalle Mannheim, Manhîm, Jrṃni (2012); Parasimpatico, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Cinema Manzoni, Milan, Iṭli (2011); Pipiloti Rišt. Partit amistós – sentiments electrónics, Fundació Joan Miró & Centre Cultura Caixa Girona Fontana d’Or, Bāṣlona / Žirona, Spên (2010); Elixir – Ɖ vidioōġnizm v Pipiloti Rišt, Myziym Boijmans Van Beuningen, Roṭdam, Neɖrḷndz (2009); Por Yr Bodi Ât (7354 Kbc Mītrz), MvMĀ, Ny Ywc NY (2008) n A la belle étoile, Centre Pompidou, Paris, Frans (2007).”

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